Resting up in Puerto Escondito

After a series of bumpy rolly nights at anchor in Isla San Francisco and Los Gatos we were really looking forward to getting into Puerto Escondito where we expected flat calm water and a couple good nights sleep.  The anchorage did not dissapoint.  Steep mountains to the east and good sized hills to the north, …

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Sometimes you just can’t go. 

Today we had planned to sail up to Agua Verde, about 17 miles north.  The last few northbound hops getting to our current anchorage Los Gatos we had a lovely south wind pushing us northbound comfortably.  We woke this morning expecting more of the same and pulled the spinnaker on deck to set it up …

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Failed hike and successful snorkel at Los Gatos

After a decent night on the hook at Los Gatos we loaded up the dinghy with hiking boots, granola bars, hats, water, and a camera with grand plans of hiking around the rock formations surrounding the bay.  We got to the beach, strapped on boots and set off up a natural wash towards the first …

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Best way to save money is to have no place to spend it

After two weeks away from the many amenities of La Paz I've decided that the best way to save cash is to just stay away from civilization.  In La Paz we had tons of fun, stocked up on the necessities, and blew through cash like we still had income. Now, Two weeks away from the …

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Store your spray paint cans parallel with the hull. 

Seriously. If you must keep spray paint cans on board do not lay them athwart ship.  The wind has died off but the waves continue so now we are abeam of them and rocking like crazy.  Boat is squeaking and popping and the cans are doing their thing.  Store cans in line with the bow …

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